Granite

Granite is an excellent choice for kitchen countertops

It is extremely hard, resistant to scratches and is not sensitive to acids like marble. The colors and patterns that granite offers range from neutral to absolutely breathtaking.

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  • Shivakashi
  • Yellow
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    Stone NameShivakashi
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia
    ColorYellow
    Water Absorbtion
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Type
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  • Silver Sea Green
  • Grey, light green
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    Stone NameSilver Sea Green
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSaudi Arabia
    ColorGrey, light green
    Water Absorbtion0
    Hardness
    Geologic Ageprobably Proterozoic
    Petrographic Typeprobably granite
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  • Tan Brown
  • Brown-red, dark grey
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    Stone NameTan Brown
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Andhra Pradesh)
    ColorBrown-red, dark grey
    Water Absorbtion(0.2-0.3%)
    Hardness
    Geologic Ageprobably
    Petrographic Typeporphyric oriented granite (maybe orthogneiss)
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  • Taupe
  • Brown
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    Stone NameTaupe
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil
    ColorBrown
    Water Absorbtion
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Type
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  • Tropic Brown
  • Brown, grey
  • Details
    Stone NameTropic Brown
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSaudi Arabia
    ColorBrown, grey
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.15%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typegranite
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  • Tropical Green
  • Green with green-black and red spots
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    Stone NameTropical Green
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Kerala)
    ColorGreen with green-black and red spots
    Water Absorbtion0.2-0.3%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic metamorphism
    Petrographic Typegneiss group - probably granulite
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  • Ubatuba
  • Dark green, dark grey, (gold)
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    Stone NameUbatuba
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil (Sao Paulo)
    ColorDark green, dark grey, (gold)
    Water Absorbtion(0.2-0.45%)
    Hardness
    Geologic Ageuppermost Proterozoic to Cambrian
    Petrographic Typecharnockite group - quartz syenite composition (meta-morphosed)
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  • Verde Butterfly
  • Dark green, grey
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    Stone NameVerde Butterfly
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil (Espirito Santo)
    ColorDark green, grey
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.2%
    Hardness
    Geologic Ageuppermost Proterozoic to Cambrian
    Petrographic Typecharnockite group (quartz syenite composition)
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  • Volga Blue
  • Black, (greenish) with blue spots
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    Stone NameVolga Blue
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginUkraine (Zhitomir)
    ColorBlack, (greenish) with blue spots
    Water Absorbtion(0.1-0.3%)
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typegabbro group - anorthosite
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  • Vyara
  • Beige-ivory, gold bands
  • Details
    Stone NameVyara
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Tamil Nadu)
    ColorBeige-ivory, gold bands
    Water Absorbtion0.15-0.25%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeArchean - Proterozoic
    Petrographic Typegneiss group ? maybe migmatite
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